August 28, 2015 RSS feed / Sports

Vikings sweep Cavaliers

Long on youth and led by assistant coach Tamara Moss, the Spring Valley Vikings sailed into the Cavaliers’ port at Richland Northeast and emerged with a threematch sweep of the Cavaliers (25-22, 25-8, 25-23) in a volleyball contest of two long- More...

Falcon boys set to soar; Letts leads girls’ X-C

The Ben Lippen boys’ cross country team returns five runners from the team that won last year’s SCISA Region I-3A championship and were runners-up at the State Meet. More...

Airport continues to build girls’ golf program

Jacob Thompson leads an Airport girls’ golf team that has become a regular player in the Class 3A state tournament. The Lady Eagles have finished no lower than 13th since 2011 and took sixth place in 2013. More...

Sophomores set pace for CN XC

Leah McKee takes over the Cardinal Newman cross country team in 2015. McKee grew up in Columbia where she participated in cross country and track and field at Hammond School for six years. More...

Lady Bengals should be strong on links again

Last year’s Blythewood girls’ golf team finished with a 15-2 record, took second in Region IV- 4A, placed eighth in the Class 4A Upper State tournament, and was 16th in the State Tournament. More...

Branum drives Heathwood girls golf

Sophomore Madison Branum returns to lead the Heathwood Hall girls’ golf team. Branum helped the Lady Highlanders to an 8-0 region record and a third place finish at the SCISA State Tournament in 2014. More...

Skyhawks making a run again

Bristow Richards was the pride of the Hammond boys’ cross country team last year. He won the SCISA 3A state individual championship and led Hammond to a second place finish in SCISA Region I-3A and a fifth place finish at the state meet. More...

A.C. Flora striving for elite company

According to fourthyear A. C. Flora head cheerleading coach Matt Rhine, “ With renewed excitement and teamwork, A.C. Flora Cheer is ready to rise above the mid-tier teams and stake its claim as an elite competition squad in South Carolina. More...

Carver headlines Lady Blazer tennis

Ridge View Lady Blazers head tennis coach Terrence Gibson returns three senior starters this season. Andie Carver is the headliner at No. 1. Kiana Sweat and Natalia Navarro fill the next two spots. More...

Vikings set to plunder Class 4A

Spring Valley head boys’ cross country coach John Jones believes his team has the potential for a top 10 finish at this year’s state meet. He has reason to be optimistic. More...

Former LR star named to Wiley College basketball staff

Wiley College women’s basketball coach Ashley Walker has added her former player and former Lower Richland star Dayshaun Richbow as an assistant coach on the women’s basketball coaching staff. More...

Vikings open Bacon era

The Spring Valley Vikings began the coaching era of Robin Bacon last Friday night; he is the Vikings’ third head coach in the last three years. While the coaching hats have changed, the look remains the same. More...

Cardinals rush past Panthers

Senior Sean Williams ran for 64 yards and three touchdowns, and sophomore Jamal Williams recovered three of Pelion’s six fumbles to help the Cardinal Newman Cardinals overwhelm the Panthers 37- 6 Saturday, August 22 in Game 4 of the Battle on t More...

Former Major Leaguer is new Ben Lippen baseball coach

The new head baseball coach at Ben Lippen School pitched in the Major Leagues for six years. More...

Carnes takes over Ben Lippen volleyball

Kerri Carnes takes the reins of the Ben Lippen Falcon volleyball team. Carnes comes to Ben Lippen from Lexington High School where she was coach from 2011-2015. More...

Heise named B-C head girls’ soccer coach

Brookland- Cayce High School has named Emily Logan Heise as its new girls’ varsity soccer coach. More...

Bengal swimming looking for region championships

Blythewood head girls’ swimming coach Nicole Smith sums it up best for the Bengals’ prospects in 2015: “Both the boys’ and girls’ teams are very large this year, and that depth should help them be more competitive and pi More...

Cardinal volleyball is loaded

Bob Watson has coached volleyball at Cardinal Newman on and off for about 25 years. In that time he’s amassed two state titles, seven runnerups, and 16 region titles. More...

Lady Raiders attacking the greens

Keenan head girls’ golf coach Clint Davis says, “I am looking for this team with four seniors to do well this season and have a good showing at the state match.” More...

Heathwood girls tennis senior-laden

For the first time in a long time, there’s one less Savoca on the Heathwood Hall girls’ tennis ladder. Catherine Savoca has moved on, but her sister McKenna returns for her senior season. More...

Hicklin has Diamonds in the rough

Coach Edwina Hicklin has a challenge on her hands, and that is getting Lower Richland volleyball on the winning track. Last year, the Diamond Hornets were 0-10 in Region IV-3A. More...

Druzba leads Lady Cavaliers

Kathleen Druzba is no stranger to coaching sports. She’s been doing it since 1994, but this is her first try at Richland Northeast girls’ cross country. But, again, she does not come into the job without impressive credentials. More...

Jackets buzzing about XC season

Mike Moore’s Irmo cross country experience last year was a tale of two teams. The Lady Yellow Jackets went 7-3, won the Region V-4A championship, and finished 11th in all of Class 4A. More...